Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski took part in contact drills for the first time this preseason on Monday. (USA TODAY Images)
A quick rundown of links on this Tuesday Morning:
MEDIA OBSERVATIONS FROM MONDAY:
Patriots Practice Report: Missing Patriots appear for final training camp session – Shalise Manza Young
Observations from Patriots camp: Day 22 – Mike Reiss and Lee Schefter
Patriots Training Camp Notes: Rob Gronkowski Makes First Appearance in Team Drills – Erik Frenz –Â Frenz looks at the return of Gronkowski and writes the chemistry between he and quarterback Tom Brady has picked up right where it left off.
What Happened in 1-on-1 Pass-Rush Drills Throughout Patriots Training Camp – Erik Frenz: Frenz has a good entry looking at how the players fared in drills on Monday.
Rob Gronkowski ramps up the intensity – Shalise Manza Young: Manza Young has an article on Gronkowski, who took part in 11-on-11 work on Monday and was in on contact drills for the first time this preseason.
Dominique Easley leads list of Patriots back in action - Michael Vega: Vega files his notebook this morning, which leads off with Easley’s return to practice Monday.
Patriots Notebook: Rob Gronkowski fully engaged – Jeff Howe: Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with the fact Gronkowski took part in contact drills for the first time this preseason.
Stevan Ridley: ‘Sick feeling’ with fumble – Mike Reiss: Reiss has comments from Ridley, who wasn’t pleased after fumbling the football Friday night despite the fact it was negated by a penalty.
Michael Hoomanawanui returns to practice ‘hungry’ to get back to full strength – Ryan Hannable: Hannable has an article on the return of Hoomanwanui,
What we learned: 10 takeaways from Patriots at end of camp – Christopher Price: Price has a good read on his thoughts as camp comes to a close, including the fact he feels Julian Edelman should have another strong season if he remains healthy.
Bill Belichick Transcript 8/18: We coach the players to play within the rules - Here’s the full transcript from yesterday’s press conference.
Checking in on the Rookies: Eagles vs. Patriots – Jimmy Flaherty: Flaherty takes a quick run through how the rookies performed Friday night, with an evaluation on each in this entry.
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